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Alcohol Poisoning

Alcohol poisoning Alcohol poisoning occurs when a person drinks a toxic amount of alcohol, usually over a short period of time (binge drinking). Being poisoned by alcohol can damage your health or even put your life in danger. Alcohol poisoning is a leading cause of poisoning in England, especially among young people. It's important to avoid misusing alcohol and to be aware of how much you're drinking and the effect this could have on your body.   […]

todayJanuary 1, 2022 1


Daily lateral flow testing for double-jabbed contacts of coronavirus cases to start on Tuesday

Daily testing for anyone double-jabbed who comes into contact with a COVID-19 case will start from Tuesday. Those fully vaccinated should take a daily lateral flow test for seven days to slow the spread of the virus, the government has said. Unvaccinated adults must continue to self-isolate for 10 days if they are a contact of someone with COVID, and anyone who tests positive or develops symptoms will need to self-isolate. People […]

todayDecember 12, 2021 2



Dyslexia Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty that can cause problems with reading, writing and spelling.It's a specific learning difficulty, which means it causes problems with certain abilities used for learning, such as reading and writing.Unlike a learning disability, intelligence isn't affected.It's estimated up to 1 in every 10 people in the UK has some degree of dyslexia.Dyslexia is a lifelong problem that can present challenges on a daily basis, but support is available to improve reading and writing […]

todayDecember 1, 2021


Prostate – Early Detection & Prevention

Early Detection & Prevention   The exact cause of prostate cancer is unknown.  Current risk factors for prostate cancer include: Age: The risk of prostate cancer increases with age. Race: African American men are more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer and to die from the disease. Family History: Men with a family history of prostate, breast, ovarian, colon or pancreatic cancers may be at an […]

todayNovember 17, 2021 1


World Diabetes Day 2021

World Diabetes Day 2021   This year marks 100 years since the discovery of a treatment that has saved millions of lives around the world – insulin.   For World Diabetes Day 2021, we're celebrating this incredible breakthrough and the century of life-changing diabetes discoveries it inspired.   Join us as we tell the extraordinary story of diabetes research, from #LabToLife.   Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to meet the researchers behind the […]

todayNovember 14, 2021 2


From April 2022 all NHS England staff will need to have had a Covid-19 vaccine

NHS staff will need to get the jab or risk losing their job after the government announced Covid-19 jabs would be compulsory for NHS England workers. The figure is a government estimate of how many staff in the health service will remain unvaccinated after the grace period ends on April 1 2022. Exemptions will be given to those who do not have face to face contact with patients and those who are […]

todayNovember 10, 2021 2



Autism Autistic people may act in a different way to other people Autistic people may: find it hard to communicate and interact with other people find it hard to understand how other people think or feel find things like bright lights or loud noises overwhelming, stressful or uncomfortable get anxious or upset about unfamiliar situations and social events take longer to understand information do or think the same things over […]

todayNovember 1, 2021 1


NHS announces deal for life changing Sickle Cell treatment

The first treatment for sickle cell disease in over 20 years will be rolled out to thousands of patients in England with life-saving benefits, the head of the NHS announced today. People with the condition endure severe pain during a ‘sickle cell crisis’ that can occur multiple times per year, often requiring hospital admission so they can be given morphine to control the pain and prevent organ failure which can […]

todayOctober 10, 2021 5


Chronic Kidney Desease

  Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a long-term condition where the kidneys don't work as well as they should. It's a common condition often associated with getting older. It can affect anyone, but it's more common in people who are black or of south Asian origin. CKD can get worse over time and eventually the kidneys may stop working altogether, but this is uncommon. Many people with CKD are able to […]

todayOctober 1, 2021

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